Table 2.

Examples of assessment blueprints at the level of a single test

A 100-Item Written Physiology Semester Exam
Cognitive LevelBody System
RenalCardiovascularPulmonaryEndocrineReproductiveItem Totals
Remembering1322210
Understanding6677430
Applying6865530
Analyzing6533320
Evaluating1323110
Creating000000
Item Totals2025202015100
A Clinical Skills Midterm Exam with 12 Stations
Physician Task/CompetencyBody System/Topic
MusculoskeletalCardiovascularPulmonaryNeurological Gastrointestinal
History taking Skills23232
Physical exam skills23232
Clinical reasoning (data interpretation)23232
Plan and management23232
Psychosocial issues included12111
Lifestyle medicine/prevention12211